February 7, 1924 - October 6, 2020
Anna Bell Pyatte Jinkens, age 96, of Bristol, VA, passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at her home. She was born on February 7, 1924 in Minneapolis, NC, a daughter of the late Stanley and Minnie Pyatte. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, George Albert Jinkens; brother, J.W. Pyatte; and sister, Virginia DeBusk. Anna was strong willed and generous and had a wonderful sense of humor. She was employed by McCroys Department Store on State Street in Bristol, VA and was later co-owner of a restaurant in San Francisco, Calif. She was of the Baptist faith. Anna had traveled to Japan, Holland and Hawaii. She had a large doll house and collected dolls. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, planting roses, planting a garden and canning. Anna loved going to garage sales with her sister-in-law. She is survived by her daughter, Christene Evans of Bristol, VA; son, Fred Jinkens of San Francisco, CA; daughter-in-law, Louise Jinkens of San Francisco, CA; son-in-law, Joe Evans of Bristol, VA; six grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; brother, Lonnie Pyatte of Bristol, VA; and sister-in-law, Barbara Pyatte of Bristol, VA. A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, October 12, 2020 at Mountain View Cemetery in Bristol, VA with Rev. Ray Amos, Jr. officiating. Flowers are welcome, or memorial contributions may be sent to American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023 or at www.diabetes.org/diabetes/donation by clicking “Donate Now”. The family would like to extend special thanks to the staff of Oakley-Cook Funeral Home, especially Jonathan Cross; the staff of Mountain View Cemetery; neighbors; and friends. Arrangements especially for Mrs. Jenkins and her family have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory.
Anna Bell Pyatte Jinkens, age 96, of Bristol, VA, passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at her home. She was born on February 7, 1924 in Minneapolis, NC, a daughter of the late Stanley and Minnie Pyatte. In addition to her parents, she is... View Obituary & Service Information
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